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SS3: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Crop Improvement | Week 1
    9 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  2. Animal Improvement | Week 2
    6 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  3. Animal Health Management I - Introduction | Week 3
    7 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  4. Animal Health Management II | Week 4
    5 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  5. Animal Health Management III | Week 5
    7 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  6. Aquaculture | Week 6
    11 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz
  7. Apiculture or Bee-keeping | Week 7
    10 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz



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Animal Health Management II | Week 4

Introduction:

Infectious diseases are the greatest threat to livestock health. Farm animal diseases can be caused by pathogenic (disease-causing) bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa.

Diseases contracted and spread by farm animals can impact agriculture and public health. In this lesson we will be learning about relevant livestock diseases.

Performance Objectives:

Students should be able to:

  • Name some important diseases of livestock and their causal organisms.
  • Describe their
    • symptoms;
    • mode of transmission;
    • effects/economic importance;
    • preventive and control measures.

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